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in the heart of the west.

Top rated for combining academic quality and outdoor recreation

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Create your own ideal college experience

You can choose from 174 academic programs to fit your interests and passions. Get creative and build the right education for you.

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Creative Arts

Missoula is the artistic and cultural center of the region. At UM, the arts range from fine to applied, but they all feed the soul.


Work alongside talented faculty using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to advance the fast-growing fields of science, technology and math.


Develop and refine your own business plan and compete for $10,000 in startup capital. Learn how big data informs not only science and research, but government, the private sector and international development.


Prepare for a career in medicine, pharmacy, neuroscience, nursing, athletic training, physical therapy, veterinary medicine and more.

More Than 150 Groups to Get You Involved

From Greek life to intramural sports including lacrosse and rugby, there’s something for everyone here. You’re sure to make lifelong memories and friendships.

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Commitment to Education

Extraordinary Faculty

World-renowned researchers provide personal attention, with a 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Small Class Sizes

76% of all undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students.

Best Value

A top 100 university based on research, service and social mobility, according to Washington Monthly.

Four Year Graduation Guarantee

By enrolling in the Four Bear Program, UM guarantees you will graduate in four years with a bachelor’s degree.

Learn outside of the classroom

Take advantage of the experiential-learning opportunities built into many UM programs. You can work in labs on and off campus or in the wild of Montana, or even spend semesters overseas.

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Griz Facts

“Missoula, a place where people who could live anywhere choose to live.” –Outside Magazine

The 25 Most Beautiful College Campuses.

UM leads the nation in producing Udall Scholars, which are selected on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, health care or tribal public policy, as well as their leadership potential and academic achievement.

Ranked 5th in largest increase in high-tech startup density
among small metro areas. –Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

100% of Missoula College Culinary Arts students are placed in jobs upon graduation.

“A magnet for the west’s best students, teachers and researchers.” –

UM Athletic Training students have a 100% pass rate on the State Board Exams.

“Missoula, a place where people who could live anywhere choose to live.” –Outside Magazine

“Top 10 Best College Towns.” –

Wildlife Biology is one of the top-ranked wildlife programs nationally.

“The Best River Towns in America.” –

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